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About Johannes

Chef Johannes Bacher whose global modern European award-winning cuisine including his popular fan favorite “Wiener Schnitzel” has been a downtown Palm Springs staple for 18 years. Chef Bacher continues to use his many years of traveling the world as the inspiration for his subtle, creative dishes that are exciting and tastefully show off his Austrian roots. Enjoy an upscale casual dining experience whether you sit at the bar, the kitchen area, the dining room or the patio you won’t be disappointed. Whatever you choose your experience will be one of the best in Palm Springs - “Eat Well, Live Better”

196 South Indian Canyon
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Modern European, European, Austrian

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Sunday 5:00 - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Arenas

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 778-0017

Website:
http://www.johannesrestaurants.com/

Catering:
Personalized menus created especially for your event.

Parking Details:
Limited public parking available directly behind restaurant. Public parking directly across the street. Free parking structure on Baristo Road. Some street parking also available on Indian Canyon and Arenas.

Public Transit:
Located on Indian Canyon Drive close to the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Johannes Bacher

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
You can now book a private party, corporate event, graduation celebration, wedding reception, birthday and/or anniversary at Johannes Restaurant.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Be our guest Christmas Eve; we are now taking reservations! Let Chef Johannes do the cooking this time around! Special menu coming soon!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Be our guest New Years Eve; we are now taking reservations! Let Chef Johannes do the cooking this time around! Special menu coming soon!

Johannes Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (33)
Authentic (31)
Special Occasion (30)
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Creative Cuisine (29)
Notable Wine List (22)
Good for a Date (21)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Romantic (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Comfort Food (14)
Casual (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Fun (11)
Cozy (10)
Good for Groups (10)
People Watching (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Business Meals (8)
Healthy (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Great Beer (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Organic (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Tasting Menu (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Easily one of the top 5 restaurants in PS
Outstanding cuisine!!
Something for everyone
Great cocktails
Superb service

Tags: Cozy, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Johannes was excellent as usual. Superb Schnitzel, the best mussels ever, wonderful service. Johannes is totally consistent and excellent. The servers, especially Berry, know their patrons and provided consistent, excellent friendly service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Central Coast)·Dined 3 days ago

Always a must when we are in Palm Springs. Staff is always friendly and attentive.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Anchorage)·Dined on December 11, 2017

The main drawback for us was HOW LOUD THE MUSIC PLAYED - the entire time we were there. WAY too loud jazz constantly. We were completely unable to have a conversation between the 2 of us. Otherwise I would have given this 5 stars but we won't be back again because I felt like my ears were ringing afterward

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great menu, friendly service and delicious food!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Made open table res for 6 pm for two. Arrogant hostess gave us a choice of table by the toilets or outside. We sat outside on a miserable patio with no heaters. Did not enjoy dry and crispy chicken schnitzel no flavor. Could not wait to get out of there. Enjoyed a great show at the Copa however. Would not recommend Johanne’s to anyone!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Fantastic experience

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Food and service was spot on and the menu and ambiance were amazing

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Backroom where we dined was not charming.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Johannes personally called to answer dietary questions that we had. We have been dining at Johannes for years and consider it our go to place in Palm Springs. Thank you again!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 2, 2017

First time dining at this restaurant. Impressed with menu, quality and presentation of food and service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 1, 2017

It is always a wonderful meal and experience at Johannes

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Everything was exceptionally tasty and well presented. I would suggest a gluten free option for the pre-dinner humus spread.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Food is consistently fabulous; and service this time was an added joy... not always the case

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Great food! Interesting atmosphere. This place never disappoints me. Now , if I just tried something other than the schnitzel! But it's so good!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Had a fantastic dinner here! Awesome food and very friendly service!

Tags: Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 26, 2017

There was a good entree selection. The food was very good. The service was very good. This was our second time at this restaurant and we will go again when we are in Palm Springs.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Authentic, Hot Spot
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The vegan options were delicious!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Best Wiener schnitzel and I'm including restaurants in Austria.
They have multiple varieties
Baby Brussels sprouts salad is perfection
Never ordered anything I haven't loved
Cool modern interior
Server has been there forever and she's top notch professional
Ask for her help. She's very Good at wine pairings

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 24, 2017

This was our first time to have Thanksgiving dinner at Johannes. We had a wonderful meal with inventive touches and delicious options. From the shrimp cocktail to the pumpkin cheese cake it was delightful. The service was excellent and the cocktails were beautiful (No better Sidecar exists !) Eating in restaurants on a holiday is often a disappointment but we are happy to report that is certainly not the case with this lively chic spot. We hope to make this an annual tradition.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Rushed disinterested service. Wasn't a fun anniversary celebration.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great food, excellent service ever time! Don’t miss this place for a wonderful dining experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Healthy, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 18, 2017

THe service is probably one of the best in Palm Springs. They even knew to refill water glasses by taking the glass off the table first- not thrusting the jug above the table and pouring. The timing of everything worked: drinks first, menus, specials descriptions- time to look at the menu then order taking. THe food was not rushed and the support staff (bussers) also did not removed finished plates UNTILL ALL WERE FINISHED THEIR COURSE! (This seems to be a forgotten observation of curtesy lost today when bussers swipe up plates, cutlery, condiments before the ENTIRE table has finished eating.

The food was clean, clear, uncomplicated and authentic and of great value.

I thoroughly enjoyed my first time at Johannes and will return soon hopefully!

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 18, 2017

It was painfully loud with terrible acoustics and we left immediately after serving and
Celebrated the birthday else where. VERY difficult to carry on a conversation with the noise

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·Dined on November 15, 2017

We have been coming for aprox 14 years, the three has had a considerable decline in quality of food and drinks
We have recommended has the best martinis in the Desert, but this last one was all syrup, terrible
The Schnitzel was greasy, that I was ill once I arrived home
Very disappointing
Max E Andrews

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Great meal and nice atmosphere. They were three of us standing together and we each truly enjoyed our entrée as well as the incredibly tasty wild mushroom soup and a house salad. The Apple strudel was fantastic. We had nothing but praise for our meals, and for the whole experience of the evening. . We also appreciated the open feeling of the dining room.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Organic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Date night

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The Wiener Schnitzel is perfect - we are from Switzerland have been here several times in the last years and always liked it very much. This time we took my niece and her husband who live in L. A. My niece is originally Austrian, leaving in the US for about 45 years. She did not no Johannes and will now a guest again, when she spends some days in Palm Springs.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food was AMAZING

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on November 11, 2017

This was the best meal we've had in Palm Springs. The food is really excellent! We shared an entree of crisp-roasted duck (succulent!) C had the shrimp cocktail which was superb, and I had the lovely cream of wild mushroom soup. We both succumbed to the tempting desserts: the berry sorbet with fresh berries and the creme brûlée.

We hope to eat here again before we leave Palm Springs.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Always enjoy our visits to Johannes. However, it's time they changed their menu! Some dishes too, like the tuna main, are rather sweet.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Excellent service and food quality.

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

We enjoyed our second visit more than our first. Had some bar menu entrees. Just the right amount of food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Happy Hour
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 6, 2017

I am a long time Palm Springs resident but only started frequenting Johannes last year. It is my new favorite restaurant, especially if you love schnitzel.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Authentic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Johannes used to be by far the best restaurant in Palm Springs. I also used to recommend it often...
The food has definitely gone down hill, but even more than that, the server was curt, rude, and carried a large, unfriendly attitude. I thought the restaurant business was supposed to be part of the HOSPITALITY industry. Sadly, not much hospitality here. Nothing chides more than having your loyal patronage not only feel unappreciated, but be met with condescension and disrespect. This is not the first time this has happened at Johannes, but it was the last... I will never go back.

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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food wine and service fantastic... best place in PS, always consistently amazing...

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food, great Austrian wine list, fabulous service. A must go place in Palm Springs.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 2, 2017

This is a Bavarian restaurant that tries a little too hard. This is a small, noisy place with cramped seating. Their pumpkin curry soup was outstanding. The parsley pate as a spread for the nice German bread was not a winner. Beautiful cut of lamb chops were roasted to perfection, but the sauce detracted from the flavors. Their trademarkbwiener schnitzel was tender, buttery and more than ample. Staff tended to be officious, more focused on selling than serving.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Although not the most romantic or stunning dining room, it is more then made up for by the outstanding food. Best food in Palm Springs.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Paleo Friendly, Organic, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options
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 (London)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Highly recommended by a friend because it serves “the best schnitzel in town”. In this respect I am sure she is right. All our food was delicious, especially the Schnitzel, but the rest of our dining experience lacked the other things which make a restaurant good.
We had a slightly condescending & cold “welcome” from the Maitre d. Possibly because we were obviously tourists, English & possibly because we are a middle-aged heterosexual couple. Whatever the reason, it was off-putting.
Then we were given the worst table in the place, right where the waiters rush in & out at the very back of the restaurant.
This restaurant is plain & modern with no frills & it is seriously lacking ambience, unless you count noise. Having no ‘soft’ furnishings they have put sound baffle panels suspended from the ceiling. They do not work.
So much as I dislike turning in a bad review despite good food, I cannot recommended Johannes as a great night out.

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